Clay County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2016:10,193More data
Estimate 2015:10,324 
Estimate 2014:10,356 
Estimate 2013:10,449 
Estimate 2012:10,513 
Estimate 2011:10,679 
Census 2010:10,752More data
Census 2000:11,006More data
Population of the County Seat (Henrietta)
Census 2010:3,141 
Census 2000:3,264 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Bellevue city:343More data
Byers city:469More data
Dean city:467More data
Henrietta city:2,958More data
Jolly city:163More data
Petrolia city:649More data
Windthorst town (pt.):17More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:1,088.7More data
Water Area:28.0More data
Total Area:1,116.8More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:9.88More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:25.40More data
Percent Rural:74.60More data
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:5.9%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:95.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:0.7%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.4%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.3%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.2%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:90.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:0.6%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:20.7%More data
65 and Older:20.9%More data
85 and Older:2.4%More data
Median Age:46.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$40,714More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$414,998,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$49,171More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:13.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:89.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:16.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$33,440More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$35,249 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$38,104 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$32,324 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$32,164 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:4.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:5.6 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.710570More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,198,154,640More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$676,110,650More data
Total Actual Levy:$4,804,240More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:47.396More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:72.233More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:223.589More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.018More data
Frontage Roads:8.931More data
On-System Subtotal:353.167More data
City Streets:64.648More data
Certified County Roads:712.782More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:777.430More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,130.597More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:165.622More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:144.570More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:447.178More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:2.036More data
Frontage Roads:17.862More data
On-System Subtotal:777.268More data
City Streets:129.296More data
Certified County Roads:1,425.564More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,554.860More data
County Total:2,332.128More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Clay County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Clay County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Clay County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Clay County»

Special Districts in Clay County.
School Districts in Clay County.
History of City Tax Rates in Clay County.

Airports in Clay County.
Hospitals in Clay County.
Prisons in Clay County.